News

10-2011

October News Items
CDOT Installing Weather Sensors on I-25 Tonight and Tomorrow Night
October 3, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Sensors provide motorists with accurate road and weather conditions in the area.
CDOT Launches Website for Colorado Bridge Enterprise Projects
October 4, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - STATEWIDE— Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) officially launched a new website that will track the status of Colorado’s poor bridges as they are being planned, designed and constructed through the Colorado Bridge Enterprise (CBE).
I-25 Closure at Woodmen Road Tomorrow
October 5, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be closing Interstate 25 at Woodmen Road tomorrow night, allowing crews to install a large sign across the highway.
Eisenhower Tunnel Closure Next Week
October 6, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT COUNTIES – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing westbound Interstate 70 through the Eisenhower Tunnel Wednesday night for ventilation maintenance and testing.
CDOT to Erect Girders for the New US 6 Eagle River Bridge on Monday
October 7, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work expected to last one day.
Hanging Lake Rest Area Closed Friday, October 14, for Xcel Energy Project at Shoshone Dam
October 7, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Hanging Lake Trailhead accessible to pedestrians, cyclists from east.
Single Lane Closures Expected on I-270 This Weekend for Bridge Deck Rehabilitation
October 7, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, October 7, 2011, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue bridge deck rehabilitation on I-270 between York Street and Dahlia Street with a single lane closure on eastbound and westbound I-270 near Dahlia Street from 8 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. on Monday, October 10th.
Paving Operations to Close I-25 Near Johnstown Next Week
October 7, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER/WELD COUNTIES — Next week, October 9th through October 11th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will rotomill and pave sections of I-25 near State Highway 60, which will result in full closures of northbound and southbound I-25 during the overnight hours.
Traffic Realignment on Southbound I-25 to Cause Major Delays Tonight
October 11, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER — Tonight, October 11, 2011, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign southbound I-25 near Alameda Avenue onto the new concrete pavement.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in the Denver Metro Area Prepare for the Winter
October 12, 2011 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER METRO— While Colorado’s winter season has begun in many parts of the state, the Denver metro area has only received a light dose of cold and snow, but that has not stopped maintenance crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) from preparing for winter weather.
West Vail Pass Safety Improvements Completed on Time
October 12, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Some drainage improvements added to project to continue through next Wednesday.
Open House and Public Hearing November 2
October 13, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - US 550 South Connection at US 160 in Grandview – Draft Document Now Available for Review and Comment.
Rock Work to Impact Highway 24, West of Manitou
October 13, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Operation requires full highway closure.
Full Closure of Eastbound I-270 This Weekend for Bridge Work, Expect Major Delays
October 14, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, October 14, 2011, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue bridge deck rehabilitation on I-270 with a full closure of eastbound I-270 between York Street and Vasquez Boulevard.
Project to Resurface and Widen US 6 Between Eagle and Wolcott Expected to Begin in 2012
October 14, 2011 - PROJECT UPDATE - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Project bidding expected to reopen in January 2012.
Railroad Project to Impact Traffic in Springfield
October 14, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - SPRINGFIELD, CO – Railroad work will require a closure of U.S. 287 through a section of Springfield next week.
Bridge Deck Work on US 6 in Eagle to Take Place Tomorrow
October 14, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work will being done in an effort to pave the detour before winter.
Night Lane Closures on I-25 Next Week
October 14, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be closing various lanes of northbound and southbound Interstate 25 next week for sign and pavement work.
State Highway 13 Reconstruction Project Begins Monday
October 14, 2011 - UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Work will take place south of Meeker.
Bridge Demolition to Close I-25 at 84th Avenue Tonight and Tomorrow Night
October 17, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, October 17th and Tuesday, October 18th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close all lanes of northbound and southbound I-25 near 84th Avenue to demolish the center portion of the existing 84th Avenue bridge over I-25.
Springfield Railroad Project Delayed Again
October 17, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - SPRINGFIELD, CO. – The BNSF Railway has rescheduled its track replacement project for next week. Work originally was scheduled to take place this Tuesday and Wednesday.
Wildlife on the Move!
October 17, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - As I-70 mitigation efforts continue, agencies remind motorists to slow down, watch for wildlife near roadways.
Colorado Parents Hold Key to Saving Teen Driver's Lives
October 17, 2011 - Traffic Safety - National Teen Driver Safety Week, Oct 16-22
I-70 Speed Harmonization Test Considered Successful
October 18, 2011 - Central Eastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Initial implementation set for early 2012.
Crews to Place Westbound Arapahoe Road on New Concrete Pavement Tonight
October 18, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Tonight, October 18th, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will realign westbound Arapahoe Road onto the concrete pavement.
CDOT Begins Traffic Signal Safety Improvements Today on US 160/US 550 Through Durango
October 18, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Some single-lane closures at major intersections through town, most work done at night to minimize impacts.
CDOT Unveils New Snow Removal Equipment for a Portion of the I-76 Corridor
October 18, 2011 - MORGAN, WASHINGTON, YUMA COUNTIES — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently unveiled its newest piece of snow removal equipment that will be used to help maintenance crews clear snow and ice from I-76 between Wiggins and Atwood.
SH 82 Signal Interconnect Project Update
October 19, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - ASPEN - The Colorado Department of Transportation’s traffic signal improvement project on SH 82 is progressing well. The work upgrades and interconnects eight traffic signal systems from the Airport Business Center to the downtown core. The project is expected to last through the middle of November 2011.
Paving Operations to Close I-25 Near Johnstown on Sunday
October 20, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Additional single lane closures to be expected through next week.
Full Closure of Eastbound I-270 This Weekend for Bridge Deck Repairs to Cause Major Delays
October 21, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – Tonight, October 21, 2011, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue bridge deck rehabilitation on I-270 with a full closure of eastbound I-270 between York Street and Vasquez Boulevard.
Overhead Sign Installation to Close Southbound I-225 Near Colfax Avenue Tomorrow Night
October 21, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - AURORA – Tomorrow, October 22nd, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install a sign structure over southbound I-225 just north of Colfax Avenue as part of an interchange improvement project at I-225 and Colfax Avenue.
Bridge Deck Work on US 6 Canceled for Tomorrow
October 21, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Thanks to warm weather and diligent crews, Saturday work not necessary this week.
Rock Scaling to Cause Delays on US 285 Near C-470 Next Week
October 21, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - JEFFERSON COUNTY – On Monday, October 24th and Tuesday, October 25th, weather permitting, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct rock scaling operations on US 285 just west of C-470 between milepost 249 and 250.
Work Progressing Well on Embankment Repairs Near I-70 Bridges
October 24, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - State Transportation Commission is funding the emergency work.
This is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado
October 25, 2011 - ICE & SNOW, TAKE IT SLOW! Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter driving, check highway & weather conditions before holiday travel.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Northwest Colorado Prepare for the Winter Ahead
October 25, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco, AND Routt Counties — Governor Hickenlooper has proclaimed this week as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado.
Colorado Transit Agencies Receive State of Good Repair Funding
October 25, 2011 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Seven Colorado transit providers will receive nearly $10.8 million in federal funding for transit projects around the state in 2012, agencies that provided over 100 million passenger trips last year.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Boulder, Estes Park, and Longmont Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 25, 2011 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Boulder, Larimer and Weld Counties — Governor Hickenlooper has proclaimed this week as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Larimer County Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 25, 2011 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Larimer County — Governor Hickenlooper has proclaimed this week as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado. Appropriately, maintenance crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in Larimer County are prepared for the winter ahead.
CDOT Maintenance Crews in Northeast Colorado Prepared for the Winter Ahead
October 25, 2011 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick and Weld Counties — Governor Hickenlooper has proclaimed this week as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado.
This is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado
October 25, 2011 - ICE & SNOW, TAKE IT SLOW! Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Motorists encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter driving, check highway & weather conditions before holiday travel.
This is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado
October 25, 2011 - ICE & SNOW, TAKE IT SLOW! Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Motorists encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter driving, check highway & weather conditions before holiday travel.
Northeast Colorado Highway Update
October 26, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - Roads slushy in areas but mostly clear.
FASTER-Funded Construction of New US 550 Bear Creek Bridge Finished on Schedule
October 26, 2011 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Monument to historic toll road founder Otto Mears newly refurbished by Ouray Historical Society & Museum.
Hanging Lake Rest Area Closed Wednesday, November 2, for Xcel Energy Project at Shoshone Dam
October 27, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Hanging Lake Trailhead accessible to pedestrians, cyclists from east.
Signal Upgrades on I-70 B and US 6 in Clifton
October 27, 2011 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MESA COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation has begun a project to upgrade the traffic signals at the intersection of I-70B (business route) and US 6 in Clifton.
PARTNERSHIP OF AAA COLORADO, AMERICAN RED CROSS, CDOT, AND COLORADO STATE PATROL LEADS TO UNIFIED ADVICE FOR WINTER SAFETY
October 28, 2011 - Statewide - Harsh Colorado winters provide a host of challenges for the state’s residents and visitors. Questions regarding how to travel as safely as possible during the winter months are often answered with a plethora of varying responses, yet motorists continue to ask: What items should I keep in my vehicle? What should I do before and during a trip to make sure I’m safe? What do I do if I’m stranded in a blizzard?
FULL CLOSURE OF EASTBOUND I-270 THIS WEEKEND FOR BRIDGE DECK REPAIRS TO CAUSE MAJOR DELAYS
October 28, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - ADAMS COUNTY- Tonight, October 28, 2011, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will continue bridge deck rehabilitation on I-270 with a full closure of eastbound I-270 between York Street and Vasquez Boulevard. The closure will be in place from 10 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. on Monday, October 31, 2011. Major delays are expected and alternate routes such as I-25 to I-70 are strongly advised.
GUARDRAIL WORK TO REDUCE I-25 TO ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION NEXT WEEK NEAR JOHNSTOWN
October 28, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - LARIMER/WELD COUNTIES — Starting at 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 30 and continuing until 6 a.m. on Friday, November 4, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct guardrail work on I-25 near Johnstown.
Runaway Truck Ramp Closed at Mile Marker 182 Near Vail Starting at 9 A.M.
October 31, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Both lanes of westbound I-70 will remain open.
Surface Improvement Project Begins on Highway 96
October 31, 2011 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - KIOWA COUNTY – Paving operations are underway on State Highway 96 in the Sheridan Lake area for the next several weeks.
Runaway Truck Ramp Open at Mile Marker 182 Near Vail
October 31, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - EAGLE COUNTY — Maintenance crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) have opened the runaway truck ramp on westbound I-70 near Vail at mile marker (MM) 182 after successfully removing the rig and flatbed trailer that rolled yesterday.
Bridge Replacement Project Begins at Federal Boulevard/Colfax Avenue
October 4, 2011 - NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - DENVER – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun a bridge replacement project at Federal Boulevard and Colfax Avenue.
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